A community group is to take over the running of Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre.
Councillors have tonight approved plans by Taunton Theatre Association to reopen the 350-seat venue in the new year.
The Brewhouse closed in February after the company which owned it went into administration. 50 members of staff lost their jobs.
Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre to be reopened after the borough council agreed to grant a five-year lease to the Taunton Theatre Association.
As Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre closes its doors for the final time today, the Board of Governors blames the economy and lack of funding
A candlelit vigil will take place at the Brewhouse in Taunton to "remember the great times". The theatre closed suddenly last night